IV. Admission Information

Application Procedures

Applying From Outside Canada

Students applying from outside Canada are strongly advised to begin the application process six to eight months prior to the proposed entry point. Those applying for admission to the Fall semester should have their application in to Admission Services by February 15, followed by all required documentation, no later than March 1 in order to ensure a timely decision. Early admission consideration is possible if applications arrive by January 15 and documents by February 1. There are three application options:

  1. International applicants (Non-Canadian or Non-Permanent Residents of Canada) applying to the main campus who do not intend to apply to another university within Ontario should complete the University of Guelph International Online Application form. This form is available at https://admission.uoguelph.ca/intapp. All documents should be sent directly to Admission Services.

  2. Applicants who wish to apply to more than one university within Ontario or Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada living outside of Canada should apply via the Ontario Universities' Application Centre, 105 application form . All documents should be sent directly to Admission Services.

  3. International applicants (Non-Canadians or Non-Permanent Residents of Canada) may also us the Common Application found at apply.commonapp.org. Documents may be submitted through the Common Application.

Applicants who wish to check on the status of their application or to verify that all required documentation has been received may do so by checking their WebAdvisor account. Please refer to previous sections on Applicants from Outside Ontario and Applicants from Universities Outside of Canada for general information on admission requirements. The Admission Committees, upon receipt of a completed application form and all pertinent documentation, will make specific admission assessments for individual applicants.

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